• Gerald Tobias, 84, Army vet, Bollman Hat retiree

    Gerald E. Tobias, 84, of Denver, passed away Monday, Dec. 16, 2013, at Hospice and Community Care, Mt. Joy. He was born in Reading, son of the late Edwin and Ruth (McCallicher) Tobias and was the husband...

    • Posted December 18, 2013
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  • Thomas E. Marino, 66, taught music at CSH for 30 years, dies

    Thomas E. Marino, 66, of Stevens, entered into rest at Lancashire Hall Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013. Tom graduated from Downingtown High School in 1965, and received at B.S. in Music Education from West Chester University in 1969....

    • Posted December 18, 2013
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  • Kimberly S. Parmer, Ephrata

    Kimberly S. Parmer 58, of Ephrata passed away Thursday, Dec. 5 2013 in Manor Care West Reading. She is survived by her husband, Steven Parmer. She was born in Ephrata Dec. 14 1954, a daughter of the...

    • Posted December 18, 2013
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  • Oluf R. Bishop, 80, vet, worked for Weave Corp.

    Oluf R. “Bob” Bishop, 80, formerly of Denver and Leola, died Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, in Mt. Hope Retirement Community, Manheim. He was born in Hancock, N.Y., a son of the late William and Agnete (Nielson) Bishop....

    • Posted December 18, 2013
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  • Bernice Nolt, native of Ephrata

    Bernice N. Nolt, 82, of Lititz, passed away on Monday, Dec. 9, 2013, at her residence. She was born in Ephrata to the late Elmer and Anna (Nolt) Weaver and was the wife of Rufus Z. Nolt...

    • Posted December 18, 2013
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  • Sandra M. Fessler, 70, pool player, homemaker

    Sandra M. (Young) Fessler, 70, of Douglasville, Ga., formerly of Ephrata, died peacefully after a brief illness Saturday, Dec.7, 2013 at the Well Star Hospital. Born in Lancaster, she was the wife of Eugene Fessler with whom...

    • Posted December 18, 2013
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  • Defending champs are young, but talented

    Ephrata turned in a magical season a year ago, culminating with a thrilling victory over Cocalico in a one-game playoff to clinch the Section Two title. The Lady Mounts went on to earn both L-L League and...

    • Posted December 11, 2013
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  • Still the lowest

    No tax increase for Ephrata Borough Borough residents will see their real estate taxes remain the same as borough council adopted a 2014 operating budget of $39,097,253 Monday. The 2014 real estate tax is 2.07 mills, representing...

    • Posted December 11, 2013
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  • Manger concerns

    Twenty years ago Ephrata’s Ellen Dooley launched a 3,000-person march against the ACLU’s Nativity scene challenge Ephrata resident Ellen Dooley wasn’t “particularly religious” 20 years ago when she helped galvanize 3,000 people in support of a Nativity...

    • Posted December 11, 2013
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